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Center for Sustainable Change transforms the lives of children, youth, and young adults in distress.

We share with those who interact with young people – parents, caregivers and professionals – the transformative power of understanding the Principles of Innate Resilience – the Three Principles.

Center for Sustainable Change is a global non-profit dedicated to promoting an understanding of the Principles of Mind, Consciousness and Thought as the “essential curriculum” for students, educators, caregivers and parents. These universal principles, first articulated by Sydney Banks, underlie human mental health and the innate human capacity for wisdom, resiliency, compassion and well-being.

The Center’s work is built on three decades of successfully applying a Principles-based/innate health psychology to communities and schools across the nation, carrying forward the work of its co-founders, author Ami Chen Mills-Naim and the late revolutionary social scientist and author Dr. Roger C. Mills.

We have trained, partnered with, and collaborated with school districts, governments, correctional programs, veterans organizations, local as well as major foundations – such as The San Francisco and W.K. Kellogg foundations – on innate resiliency programs across the United States for over 30 years. Our webinars and telesummits now reach a global audience.

We welcome you to our website. We invite you to learn more about the Center. More importantly we hope you will discover something about the Three Principles for yourself. As you do this, you’ll see your life differently. You will see the lives of the young people you love and care for differently, too.

We also hope that you will appreciate our mission and we welcome you to JOIN OUR COMMUNITY. You only give us the information you want us to have. Whatever you give us will help us to know you and include you in the activities and opportunities in our global community. Whatever you give us will be safe with us and never shared.




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